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Julianne Embry
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@OfficeDepot

Senior Leadership

  • Gerry P. Smith
    Chief Executive Officer

    Gerry P. Smith was named Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, Inc. and a Director in February 2017. Prior to joining Office Depot, Smith served as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Group Ltd. and served in a number of senior executive roles across the business. Gerry joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company.

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  • Michael Allison
    Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

    Michael Allison was named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in March 2017. In this role, Allison is responsible for all Human Resources functions, Communications, Events, IT, Loss Prevention, Real Estate, Construction and Aviation.

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  • Steve Calkins
    President, Business Solutions Division

    Steve Calkins was named President, Business Solutions Division for Office Depot, Inc. in May 2017. In this role, Calkins is responsible for leading the company’s B2B efforts, including through oversight of e-commerce, the contract sales organization, and the Canadian operations. Calkins was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Office Depot in August 2016, a position he will maintain pending a successor being named.

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  • John W. Gannfors
    Executive Vice President Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain

    John W. Gannfors was named Executive Vice President of Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain in July 2017. In this role, Gannfors is leading Office Depot’s Transformation Office, process improvement and strategic sourcing, as well as overseeing the company’s procurement and supply chain functions. Previously, Gannfors served as Executive Vice President, Transformation and Strategic Sourcing.

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  • Stephen E. Hare
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Stephen E. Hare was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hare is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the Company, including Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounting and Financial Reporting, as well as managing the Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, M&A and Investor Relations functions.

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  • Troy Rice
    President, Retail Division

    Troy Rice was named President, Retail Division for Office Depot, Inc. in May 2017. In this role, Rice is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company’s retail operations while transforming the customer experience, as well as overseeing the Copy & Print business, and Customer Service. Previously, Rice served as Chief Operating Officer for Office Depot since August 2016.

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